Some people “fake it to make it” and remain a fake. Sincerity comes at a cost of leaving ourselves open to the elements.

The phrase “fake it till you make it” is not something I wholeheartedly believe. It seems to me that those who think that just by faking being someone they are are not or having an ability that they do not have, somehow, miraculously, it just manifests. I spend time observing people and often just absorb their energy. By energy I am not talking about some spiritual happening,...

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Thinking about change is not enough.

So many of the people I meet and treat are trapped by a simple yet illusive misconception; that thinking about change is enough. Whist thinking about change is admirable there is no substitute for action. Often I hear about what people are going to do. The thing where attention needs to be focused is the action that people take and the steps that follow. So many people squander time with wishful...

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Hyper-realism. The free drug of choice.

The chances of escaping this sophisticated auto-generated drug is not easy. It is as seductive as sugar at the low levels of addition and heroin at the other. What makes it so powerful is its ability to make everything perfect.  Imagine that you could do and have anything you wanted.  That you could feel blissful, almost any time of day or night is seductive.  Imagine being in a...

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